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Unformatted text preview: • Smooth out Arms: 1. Hand/foot hold 2. Effleurage whole arm, long strokes (one hand, two hands, grasp at wrist to prevent flopping. 3. Begin with forearm —palms down, more eff 4. Use thumbs to explore 5. Figure 8, wringing—bend arm 6. Friction—joints/tight spots 7. Explore other side of arm (palm up) 8. Flushing stroke 9. Eff whole arm Upper arm 1. squeeze upper arm 2. Petrissage biceps 3. Friction with thumbs 4. Vibration/tapotement 5. Support arm and bring over head 6. Petrissage biceps/triceps 7. Flush 8. Bring back down effleurage Hand 1. Sandwich hand between your two 2. Explore top (trace between the bones) 3. Knead web between thumb and fingers 4. Milk fingers 5. Turn hand over use thumbs to massage palm, gliding or circular strokes 6. Interweave fingers 7. Smooth 8. Other side repeat, starting with hand/foot hold *very natural transition to legs/feet....
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- Winter '05